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Atlanta Civic Site: The Importance of Partners

Our work in the Atlanta Civic Site relies on a number of partners to promote academic success for kids and economic opportunities for parents and to transform neighborhoods. Learn more about the many organizations and agencies that help children, families and communities thrive.

November 19, 2013

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Two Generations Benefit from Casey’s Atlanta Efforts

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The Atlanta Civic Site is helping support organizations like The Center for Working Families, Inc. as part of a two-generation strategy to address parents’ and children’s challenges simultaneously in order to break the cycle of poverty that often passes from generation to generation. Learn about the work being done there by Marilyn Winn, a program associate who used to the center to get back on her feet after struggling with addiction.

February 8, 2013

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Brain Research Points to Better Results for Foster Care Youth

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The Adolescent Brain: New Research and Its Implications for Young People Transitioning from Foster Care, a report released by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, synthesizes neuroscience research confirming that in the teenage years the brain undergoes a period of development – and a window of learning opportunity – similar to the early years of childhood.

May 2, 2012

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Making Homes Healthier and More Energy Efficient in Baltimore

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Safe at Home is a Casey-supported program providing free repairs to the homes of asthma-diagnosed children in Baltimore City. Tarsha Mitchell's daughter is one participant who has benefitted from this effort to make "healthy-homes" for city youth. 

September 30, 2009

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Ensuring Georgia’s Children Are Strong Readers

Leaders across Georgia are joining with the Georgia Campaign for Grade-Level Reading to develop an action plan aimed at getting every child in the state to read proficiently by the end of third grade.

August 5, 2013

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